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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 6:50:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 06:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 21' South, Longitude: 80° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.01 meters/second, 1652.4 km/hour, 1026.8 miles/hour or 892.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.11 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.11 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.5"1026.71 miWest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 miNorth1026.73 mi
24 hours0° 02' 40.8"3.06 miWest0° 22' 37.9"25.92 miNorth26.10 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 06:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 55' South, Longitude: 51° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.75 meters/second, 1565.1 km/hour, 972.5 miles/hour or 845.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.21 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miNorth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 25' 16.7"972.33 miWest0° 09' 16.1"10.62 miNorth972.69 mi
24 hours13° 42' 37.4"924.41 miEast4° 04' 08.0"279.67 miNorth972.22 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaThu 12:50 PM921 km572 miles497 nmWest W
MaleThu 11:50 AM1598 km993 miles863 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 12:20 PM1687 km1048 miles911 nmNorth N
ColomboThu 12:20 PM1692 km1051 miles914 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramThu 12:20 PM1909 km1186 miles1031 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiThu 12:20 PM2041 km1268 miles1102 nmNorth N
ChennaiThu 12:20 PM2370 km1473 miles1280 nmNorth N
BengaluruThu 12:20 PM2383 km1480 miles1286 nmNorth N
Kuala LumpurThu 2:50 PM2657 km1651 miles1435 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeThu 2:50 PM2782 km1729 miles1502 nmEast-northeast ENE

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